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#France

# france - Yesterday’s News

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

From The42 Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence Lenient

Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence

The Toulon and France centre was red carded for his forearm smash on Christophe Samson.

# france - Monday 17 September, 2018

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce

French boats confronted a handful of British rivals in the waters late last month to keep them from the area.

# france - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Sangria smuggled in boxes labelled 'orange juice' seized alongside 15kg of tobacco

The goods worth roughly €18,000 were seized in Rosslare over the past two days.

# france - Monday 10 September, 2018

Driver held after high-speed chase on French airport runway

Before driving onto the runway the man had driven the car into the glass doors of one of the airport terminals.

# france - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From The42 Sublime Giroud volley sinks Dutch as France's World Cup champions return home Les Bleus

Sublime Giroud volley sinks Dutch as France's World Cup champions return home

Olivier Giroud proved a popular hero on France’s competitive return to Paris against the Netherlands.

# france - Thursday 6 September, 2018

From The42 Wildcard picks offer contrasting opportunities for Ryder Cup captains Le Golf National

Wildcard picks offer contrasting opportunities for Ryder Cup captains

While Thomas Bjorn defended his selection of Sergio Garcia, Jim Furyk still has one more decision to make.

# france - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From The42 Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France Irish Abroad

Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France

The 23-year-old out-half has joined Fédérale 1 side Narbonne.

# france - Thursday 30 August, 2018

French star Gerard Depardieu faces probe over alleged sexual assault

Depardieu “absolutely denies any attack, any rape”, his lawyer Herve Temime said.

# france - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas Feeling Shellfish This post contains videos

Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas

The European Commission has asked to two countries to settle the dispute.

# france - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Blow for Macron as French environment minister quits live on radio

Nicolas Hulot’s resignation took both his interviewers and government colleagues by surprise

# france - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From The42 Simon Zebo off to flying start in Top 14 as Racing secure opening weekend win over Toulon Up And Running

Simon Zebo off to flying start in Top 14 as Racing secure opening weekend win over Toulon

The former Ireland international played 80 minutes at full-back as Racing secured an opening weekend win.

# france - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Islamic State claims responsibility after knifeman kills mother and sister near Paris

The man was was “neutralised” by police.

# france - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 Recurrence of knee injury rules 19-year-old France star out for another six months Rotten Luck

Recurrence of knee injury rules 19-year-old France star out for another six months

Teenage out-half Matthieu Jalibert first suffered the injury during the Six Nations game against Ireland.

# france - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The42 President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia Tribute

President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia

Another French coach, Claude LeRoy, will also receive “the highest distinction of the country”.

# france - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'

David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.

# france - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The42 'Winning the World Cup is in the past' - Pogba wants more trophies after success in Russia Pogback

'Winning the World Cup is in the past' - Pogba wants more trophies after success in Russia

The midfielder captained Man United to an opening night win against Leicester City, scoring a first-half penalty.

Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground

The site was off-limits for camping.

# france - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'Improper honking' ends in fines for French World Cup fans

Eight people in a French town have received tickets for “improper honking” and three for revving their motors.

# france - Monday 30 July, 2018

Four climbers killed in French Alps

Four people, including an Italian man and two French women, were killed in three separate accidents.

# france - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From The42 More World Cup recognition for France as Goal of the Tournament is announced Poll This post contains videos

More World Cup recognition for France as Goal of the Tournament is announced

Benjamin Pavard’s screamer against Argentina has been voted as the best goal of the 2018 World Cup.

# france - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From The42 'It's about him giving the best he has to give' – Mourinho calls for Pogba focus World Cup Champion

'It's about him giving the best he has to give' – Mourinho calls for Pogba focus

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes star midfielder Paul Pogba is better suited to the confines of the World Cup.

Remains of Dublin man found buried in French city nine years after disappearance Exclusive

Shortly before Paul Shine-Dixon went missing in France, he told his partner he had witnessed a shooting.

# france - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Home of Macron aide, filmed beating up protester, raided

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb will face questions from parliament next week.

# france - Friday 20 July, 2018

Macron fires aide seen hitting protester while dressed as riot policeman

He is suspected of unlawfully receiving police surveillance footage in a bid to clear his name.

# france - Thursday 19 July, 2018

One of Macron's bodyguards is being investigated for beating a protester

A probe has begun into possible charges of violence by a public official, and of pretending to be a policeman.

From The Daily Edge Trevor Noah has hit back at criticism from the French Ambassador about his 'Africa won the World Cup' joke Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah has hit back at criticism from the French Ambassador about his 'Africa won the World Cup' joke

The French Ambassador to the United States wrote a letter to Noah criticising the joke.

# france - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From The42 Watch: Didier Deschamps' half-time team talk at the World Cup final Rallying Cry This post contains videos

Watch: Didier Deschamps' half-time team talk at the World Cup final

The France manager gave a composed and measured speech in the dressing room before his went on to win the final.

# france - Monday 16 July, 2018

From The42 Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees Deux Etoiles

Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees

Flyovers, presidential welcomes and raucous fans amounted to a hero’s welcome for Les Bleus.

From The42 Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup Assessment

Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup

Our thoughts following a campaign which saw France come out on top as champions.

# france - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Celebrating World Cup fans block traffic on Dublin's O'Connell Bridge

There was a ‘celebratory’ mood as France and Croatia fans gathered.

From The42 World Cup winner Giroud ends tournament without a shot on target after 546 minutes Target Man

World Cup winner Giroud ends tournament without a shot on target after 546 minutes

Olivier Giroud’s poor World Cup in front of goal continued in France’s 4-2 win against Croatia.

From The42 As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final

We went minute-by-minute as France and Croatia battled it out in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for world football’s highest honour.

Poll: Will you watch the World Cup Final? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the World Cup Final?

Almost a million people tuned in to watch England in the semis this week.

# france - Friday 13 July, 2018

From The42 'If we stopped Messi, Eriksen and Kane, we can stop Mbappe and Griezmann too' Confident

'If we stopped Messi, Eriksen and Kane, we can stop Mbappe and Griezmann too'

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic is confident of his side’s chances in this weekend’s World Cup final against France.

# france - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From The42 Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit Red DEvils

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit

Despite a header from Samuel Umtiti sending France into the final, the Red Devils boss was happy with his team’s performance

From The42 As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as France and Belgium clashed in in Saint Petersburg for a place in the World Cup final.

From The42 After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard Les Bleus

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard

The France coach believes that the Chelsea midfielder has had an excellent tournament to date and is “essential” to his plans.

# france - Friday 6 July, 2018

From The42 France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler Allez Allez

France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler

Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann were on the scoresheet for Les Bleus in Nizhny Novgorod.

From The42 As it happened: Uruguay v France, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Uruguay v France, World Cup quarter-final

The first of the quarter-finals was down for decision, as Uruguay and France went head-to-head at the Nizhny Novgorod Arena.

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